A concisely representative self-summary is hard, it turns out.
so: Learning about radical compassion and trauma stewardship; also science, bodies, shame, 'professionalism', and of course p-o-w-e-r
Re-membering how to use my time post-gradschool
Feeling shit through and figuring shit out
Being a renaissance person
Making art but not Art
Sticking it to the man
Truth (> tact)
Packing and inventory
Reflecting and mirroring
Asking pointed questions
Being gullible and/or earnest
Indoor bouldering, it turns out
Creating spaces/interior decorating
Appreciating puns, limericks, dad jokes
Metaphor, especially body and science metaphors
Always: Just So Stories/Rudyard Kipling and other picturebooks; The Phantom Tollbooth/Norton Juster and other young adult fantasy fiction; Cosmicomics/Italo Calvino; Start Where You Are/and others by Pema Chodron; the NY Times, but with some grains of salt.
Fur; Cradle Will Rock; The King of Hearts; Disney's Robin Hood; Wet Hot American Summer; Into The Woods (old versions 4eva);The Brave Little Toaster; Newsies; the Marat/Sade; Pina; nature docus; Target Women; videos of Brene Brown and Alan Watts; Last Week Tonight w JO; Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries; Firefly; The Simpsons; Steven Universe. Did you see Muscle Shoals or What Happened Ms Simone on netflix?
Folk, blues, soul, hip hop, canto popular, new weird america, 'indie', 'world music', rockn'roll, rough jazz, classical, people/ladies who don't always try to make their voices sound pretty, people who speak truth to power and feelings, radio top forties, Radiolab, TAL, Reveal, 2 Dope Queens, Democracy Now!
Eating with my hands
The idea of praxis/All the processing
Outside and sunlight, every so often bodies of water
TLC (the band, the care, the love, and especially the tenderness)
Listening to, moving to, and making music
Not choosing only six things
You're pretty queer, regardless of who you do.
You're familiar and experienced with non-monogamy/whatever you wanna call it.
You wanna be casual but present.